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Cardinal Brady to resign soon!

The Catholic Church has named Cardinal Seán Brady’s successor as Archbishop of Armagh. (UTV news story) CASNI comment: The back door has been opened in a move to get rid of a leading figure in the child sex abuse scandal in the Roman Catholic Church in Ireland.  The paedophile priest protector, Cardinal Sean Brady, will […] Continue reading →

Institutional abuse inquiry begins its work

Jennifer McCann MLA and Jonathan Bell MLA, Junior Ministers in OFMDFM, today announced that the Acknowledgement Forum of the Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry will begin its work on 1 October 2012. Victims of childhood abuse in Northern Ireland, now must register to take part and have their childhood abuse experiences heard by the inquiry. The […] Continue reading →

Is child abuse always child abuse??

Victims shocked by Mary Kenny article on nature of abuse.  THERE HAS been strong reaction to an article by journalist Mary Kenny calling for an “honest inquiry” into Fr Brendan Smyth’s abuse of children and in which details of the abuse are spelled out. She called for an end to “euphemism and evasion” surrounding the term […] Continue reading →

Sale of Kilnacrott Abbey near completion

“The sale of Holy Trinity Abbey at Kilnacrott in Cavan is nearing completion. It’s understood that although no deal has been signed, a verbal agreement is in place with a Cavan based company, Direction For Our Times. As part of the agreement, the graveyard, which includes the burial place of paedophile priest Fr Brendan Smyth, will stay […] Continue reading →

Distorted view of abuse hides the real picture

(Irish Times report) The public’s tendency to overestimate prevalence of child abuse by clergy is truly startling, writes BREDA O’BRIEN SOME YEARS ago, a Methodist minister told me about queuing for the cinema while wearing his clerical garb and accompanied by his 10-year-old son. Others in the queue began to mutter “paedo” and “disgrace”. The […] Continue reading →

Fr. Daniel Curran pleads guilty again

Newsflash! Frs. Smyth, Curran and Fortune Father Curran pleads guilty to sexually abusing children – now adults – in Downpatrick court today (December 12th, 2011). He will be returned for sentencing on February 2nd, 2012. One of many leading Roman Catholic Church paedophile priests Fr. Daniel Curran had his book “Where Donard guards” about the […] Continue reading →

“A cruel injustice” – Gerry Adams

The story below appeared in the Sunday World. CASNI comment: The Bethany home saga featured in a RTE made a documentary, involved no sexual abuse claims against the lady who ran the small home. This home was run by a Protestant church and not the State, therefore would not come under the remit of historical […] Continue reading →
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